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ASIC review of the custodial industry

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • August 7 2012

ASIC has identified certain key issues relevant to REs and other AFS licensees and these are covered under the following areas

Will I need an AFS licence to deal in regulated emissions units? Updated draft legislation and new ASIC regulatory guide released

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 21 2012

It was proposed that “Australian carbon credit units” and “eligible international emissions units” be deemed as “financial products” under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act

Nw financial requirements for responsible entities

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 13 2012

ASIC has introduced new financial requirements for responsible entities of managed investment schemes

How will the European Union Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMD) affect Australian fund managers?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia, European Union
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  • March 2 2012

The recent economic landscape has seen a significant regulatory overhaul of the financial services sector in Europe

Will I need an AFS licence to deal in carbon products? Exposure draft legislation released

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 7 2011

As readers may be aware from previous Norton Rose Australia alerts, “Australian carbon credit units” and “eligible international emissions units” (for simplicity, referred to as ‘Carbon Products’) are deemed to be “financial products” under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) pursuant to changes made by the Carbon Credits (Consequential Amendments) Act 2011 (Cth

ASIC releases proposed good practice guidance on advertising financial products and advice services

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 13 2011

ASIC has released a new consultation paper setting out its proposed guidance which is intended to assist promoters and publishers present advertisements that are accurate and balanced and that help investors and financial consumers make decisions that are appropriate for them

Investment manager regime draft legislation released

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 8 2011

FIN 48 created a headache both for the offshore funds industry and the Australian Government as it saw many overseas investment funds shy away from Australian investments and the use of Australian investment intermediaries due to uncertainties in the application of Australia’s tax laws

The Australian View - managed funds and asset management developments

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 17 2011

The Australian View looks at some of the key regulatory issues and developments in the Australian managed funds and asset management industry

Foreign accumulation fund rules more revealed

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 9 2011

In February 2011 the Assistant Treasurer released a further exposure draft of the foreign accumulation fund (FAF) rules

Colonial First State Investments case: can taxation of trusts get any more complicated?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 4 2011

The streaming of certain types of capital gains to investors is common practice amongst managed funds: it allows fund managers to pass on the benefit of discounted gains to long-term investors